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  • Gaulitana: the week ahead

    The Gaulitana festival continues on Tuesday with a talk, entitled The Lyrical Voice, by the Malta-based Bulgarian soprano Andriana Yordanova at the Circolo Gozitano at 7.30pm. This is the first talk in the  TALK series which is an innovative...

  • Upcoming social events this week

    • A blood donation session will be held at Gozo General Hospital Outpatients Department today from 8am to 1pm. • Swallows and Amazons will be screened at Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, today at 5.30pm. Moana will be screened on Saturday (Children’s...

  • Happy times

    Happy times

    Nadur’s carnival kicked off last Sunday with a six-hour programme by Nadur council in the village’s main square. The programme included dancing, comedy sketches, a floats défilé, band marches accompanied by maskeruni and people dressed in carnival...

  • February concert in Xagħra

    February concert in Xagħra

    The Gozo Cultural Council within the Gozo Ministry presented the third edition of the February concert, entitled Music from the Heart, at the Basilica of Marija Bambina, Xagħra. The concert, featuring the Classique Orchestra (leader Tatjana...

  • Seminary fundraiser

    Seminary fundraiser

    As part of the Seminary’s 150th anniversary, this summer the seminarians will carry out missionary work in Fr Anton Grech’s parish in Guatemala. For this end the seminary community will be organising a number of fundraising activities. The first...

  • Mosaic stairs in Għajnsielem

    Mosaic stairs in Għajnsielem

    Mosaic designer Mary Portelli is giving the final touches to mosaic works on the stairs connecting Ħamri Street to St Anthony Street in Għajnsielem, close to the Grand Hotel. The project is the winner of the Art in Public Spaces Programme...

  • Book signing

    Book signing

    Former Prime Minister Eddie Fenech Adami signed copies of a new book, Eddie: L-Istorja f’1000 Ritratt, by Frank Psaila at the Arkadia Shopping Centre in Victoria. The book covers Dr Fenech Adami’s political career in 1,000 pictures. Dr Fenech...

  • Feast of St Paul

    Feast of St Paul

    Marsalforn celebrated the feast of St Paul last Sunday. Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona celebrated Pontifical Mass with the participation of Cini Band in the morning. The procession with the saint’s statue, led by Xagħra archpriest Carmelo Refalo...

  • Carnival in Gozo

    Nadur’s Carnival kicks off today at noon with a six-hour programme by Nadur council in the village’s main square. It will include dancing, comedy sketches, a floats défilé, band marches accompanied by maskeruni and people dressed in Carnival costume.

  • Child presentation at Ta’ Pinu

    Child presentation at Ta’ Pinu

    The annual celebration organised by the Catholic Action Movement at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary where parents present their babies to Our Lady was a huge success. The basilica was packed with families holding red candles. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech led the...

  • Children learn about edible wild plants

    Children learn about edible wild plants

    Gozo College Middle School celebrated a week-long activity as part of its EkoSkola EU-funded project “We Eat Responsibly”, WasteServ’s Community Link and the LEAF programme. The action plan focused on responsible food consumption, waste reduction...

  • Bethlehem f ’Għajnsielem volunteers get together

    Bethlehem f ’Għajnsielem volunteers get together

    Għajnsielem council, together with the Bethlehem f’Għajnsielem organisational committee held a get-together at the Grand Hotel for all actors and volunteers taking part in the last edition of Bethlehem f’Għajnsielem. During the evening, Joe Attard...

  • Feast of St Blaise

    Feast of St Blaise

    The feast of St Blaise was celebrated in the locality of San Blas in Nadur last Sunday. Following band marches by the Mnarja Band, Diocese vicar general Mgr Tarcisio Camilleri, archpriest Jimmy Xerri, Can. Joe Cardona and Mgr Martin Portelli...

  • Coming up

    • The feast of the Conversion of St Paul will be celebrated today at Marsalforn church. Archbishop Emeritus Mgr Paul Cremona  will celebrate Mass with the participation of Cini Band at 11am. The procession with the statue of St Paul will leave the...

  • Feast of St Anthony the Abbot

    Feast of St Anthony the Abbot

    Xagħra celebrated the feast of St Anthony the Abbot, patron saint of animals. The programme included a concelebrated Mass by Xagħra archpriest, Mgr Carmelo Refalo, at the chapel dedicated to the saint at Tal-Qaċċa area and the blessing of animals...

  • Victoria Scout Group awards

    Victoria Scout Group awards

    The Victoria Scout Group held an award-giving ceremony during its annual general meeting in the newly-refurbished hall at its headquarters in Victoria. The Rover of the Year award went to Beppe Galea, while Keith Bajada lifted the Venture Scout of...

  • Cruise sector flourishing

    Cruise sector flourishing

    Welcoming positive figures published by the National Statistics Office for the local cruise line sector in 2016, Tourism Minister Edward Zammit Lewis said Gozo was also reaping extensive economic benefits from the success generated by the cruise...

  • Coming up

    • The Secret Life of Pets will be screened at Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, today at 5.30pm. • A blood donation session will be held at Gozo General Hospital Outpatients Department today from 8am to 1pm. • The feast of St Blaise will be...

  • Maintaining a healthy marital relationship

    Maintaining a healthy marital relationship

    “Maintaining a healthy marital relationship is one of the key elements to foster security in our children,” said Marlene Cauchi at the seventh annual conference organised by the Gozo Diocese Family Commission. The theme for this year’s conference...

  • Journalists mark patron saint’s feast

    Journalists mark patron saint’s feast

    The Gozo Journalists Association marked the feast of St Francis de Sales, patron saint of journalists, with Mass led by Gozo Vicar General Mgr Tarcisio Camilleri, assisted by Mgr Saviour Grima, at the Franciscan Sisters’ church in Victoria, last...

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